The City of Fort Madison's Cemetery Department conducts two Clean Ups each year of the City's cemeteries. These cemeteries are: Oakland, Sacred Heart, Elmwood and City. Clean Ups are held in the last full week of March and the first full week of August. Notice of the dates will be provided to the Fort Madison Daily Democrat and Pen City Current, posted on the Main Page of the City's website and Facebook page and signs will be posted at the cemeteries.
ALL ITEMS MUST be removed before a scheduled Clean Up. Any items left will be disposed of during cemetery cleanup.
Cemetery rules and regulations are posted at each Cemetery. Should a lot owner have any questions or concerns as to what is permissible on their lot, they should check the posted rules and regulations or contact the City Clerk at (319) 372-7700 x 206 or Email City Clerk.
Soldiers Circle Floral Regulations (PD
Dates for Cemetery Clean Ups:
March 27-31, 2023 August 7-11, 2023
March 25-29, 2024 August 5-9, 2024
March 24-28, 2025 August 4-8, 2025
March 23-26, 2026 August 3-7, 2026
March 22-26, 2027 August 2-6, 2027